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March 19, 2014

Dubai Opera District (Image courtesy of
05:19 GMT

Sailing vessel meets opera in Dubai with the planning of a 2000-seat venue that hopes to rival the world-famous Sydney Opera House.

March 18, 2014

Who's really telling the truth between Zeina and Ahmed Ezz? (Image: Albawaba edit)
15:47 GMT

Every day brings new secrets about Ahmed Ezz and Zeina with it. What did we find out about them today?

Kazem told everyone that he's also a fan of Haifa Wehbe. (Image: Facebook)
14:43 GMT

Following Haifa Wehbe's sweet flattering comments about Kazem El Saher, he thought he'd now return the favor!

It's a sad day for Mick Jagger as he mourns the loss of his partner L'Wren Scott (Image: Facebook)
13:51 GMT

They'd just returned to the US after rocking Abu Dhabi when Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott was found dead in her apartment. Now the band's Perth gig is off the list, but June 4 will still bring Israel the Rolling Stones.

Will Myms and Hassan make a good on-screen couple? (Image: Facebook)
13:26 GMT

Rumor has it that Egyptian actor Hassan Raddad is in love with Myriam Fares. What's the real story?

Brightly colored bicycles are parked outside metro stations in Dubai near the Al-Ghurair Center in preparation for next week’s Dub Fest international street theater and comedy fair. (Image: Saudi Gazette)
11:51 GMT

Dub Fest, the Middle East’s largest event of its kind, will see over 30 international artists take to the streets around Al Ghurair Center to perform over 300 shows to thousands of spectators from March 20 to 29.

Mick Jagger and his longtime girlfriend L'Wren Scott had reportedly split before the fashion designer's "apparent suicide". (Image: Facebook)
10:58 GMT

Mick Jagger and his longtime girlfriend L'Wren Scott had reportedly split before the fashion designer's "apparent suicide".

No bars anymore for Safinaz!
10:21 GMT

After going into custody for allegedly violating her contract with an Egyptian hotel, Armenian belly dancer Safinaz has been set free.

The Rolling Stones will be performing in Tel Aviv in June for the very first time in their career. (Image: Facebook)
08:51 GMT

The Rolling Stones will be rocking Tel Aviv this summer for a whopping $6.7 million.

Cheb Khaled is already getting ready for his two big Parisian gigs next month (Image: Facebook)
08:07 GMT

With two concerts in the French capital coming up, Cheb Khaled has already made his way to the City of Lights.

Asala Nasri dreams of getting away to peace and quiet (Image: Facebook)
07:32 GMT

No yachts, top line electronics, or fancy cars for Asala Nasri on her dream getaway. She wants to be in a land of peace, quiet, and fresh food.

March 17, 2014

Rania Youssef musters up more television drama for the summer (Image: Facebook)
13:28 GMT

Commonly known for her cinema success, Rania Youssef has made the decision to only do television dramas this year. Find out why.

These CBS beauties are living it up in Dubai! (Image: Facebook)
12:37 GMT

US daytime soap opera The Bold and Beautiful busted into the UAE and began a three day shoot today, covering hotspots like Atlantis, Burj Khalifa, and more.

"How Long" do we have to wait to jam with Lionel Richie? Why, only one month! (Image: Facebook)
12:19 GMT

Well, "Hello", Lionel! Get ready to "lose yourself in wild romance" to the tunes of the old-school songster. Only one month and counting down.

Bold, beautiful, and hard bent on helping Syria, Angelina Jolia stands up to the podium.  (Image from archives)
11:42 GMT

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Special Envoy and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie spoke out for those suffering the ravages of civil war in Syria.